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Proverbs Chapter 17

, --- , -. 1 Better is a dry morsel and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting with strife.
---, ; , . 2 A servant that dealeth wisely shall have rule over a son that dealeth shamefully, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
, ; . 3 The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but the LORD trieth the hearts.
, --; , - . 4 A evil-doer giveth heed to wicked lips; and a liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.
, ; , . 5 Whoso mocketh the poor blasphemeth his Maker; and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
, ; . 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
- -; , - -. 7 Overbearing speech becometh not a churl; much less do lying lips a prince.
- , ; -- . 8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it; whithersoever he turneth, he prospereth.
-, ; , . 9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that harpeth on a matter estrangeth a familiar friend.
-- . 10 A rebuke entereth deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
- -; , -. 11 A rebellious man seeketh only evil; therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
; -, . 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
, -- - () , . 13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
, ; , . 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water; therefore leave off contention, before the quarrel break out.
, -- , -. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, even they both are an abomination to the LORD.
- --- -. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, seeing he hath no understanding?
-, ; , . 17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
-, ; , . 18 A man void of understanding is he that striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his neighbour.
, ; , -. 19 He loveth transgression that loveth strife; he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
-, -; , . 20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good; and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into evil.
, ; -, . 21 He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow; and the father of a churl hath no joy.
, ; , -. 22 A merry heart is a good medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
, -- , . 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom, to pervert the ways of justice.
- ; , -. 24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
, ; , . 25 A foolish son is vexation to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
--- -. 26 To punish also the righteous is not good, nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.
, ; - (-) , . 27 He that spareth his words hath knowledge; and he that husbandeth his spirit is a man of discernment.
, ; . 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed as a man of understanding.

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